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  1. maninasuitcase

    Martin Hayes

    Dover Athletic have appointed Martin Hayes as manager after the previous incumbent, Ian Hendon has moved to Gillingham after just 18 days in the job.
  2. Napster

    Andy Ford

    FORD QUITS WINGS 13/10/2009 Blue Square South club Welling United have confirmed that Andy Ford has resigned from his position as first-team manager with immediate effect. Ford stepped down from his role on Monday, ending his reign which had started in January 2008. Lee Protheroe will...
  3. Magnum PI

    Zone Update Ex-Shrimpers League Goalscorers Table: # Week 22

    Round up from past 2 weeks Two weeks ago Gavin Strachan opened his seasons account for Notts County with a league goal against Exeter City in a 2-1 win Gary Hooper was at it again for Scunthorpe in the previous midweek with the second goal at Yeovil. He might have given us some tips today ...
  4. Magnum PI

    Zone Update Ex-Shrimpers League Goalscorers Table: # Week 20

    The league table returns on this new years day. A bit of a barren December unless of course your name is either Drewe Broughton or goalmachine Neville Roach. Goals below in no particular order Jamal Campbell-Ryce Scored penalty in 2-2 draw with Swansea Scored penalty in 2-0 win over Plymouth...
  5. Napster

    Some pre-season pruning

    Guys, got my squad below - any tips on how to improve on my 3rd place this season (Div V)? 1. Duncan Prag - 20 yo, BT Rating=15,942 (2 batting nets) RH Batsman, RFM Bowler, superb batting form, superb bowling form, lively fitness. A destructive player with proficient leadership skills and...
  6. seany t

    2012 celebration - was it reflective of modern Britain?

    I thought that the point of 2012, according to the BBC coverage and Seb Coe, was to give the youth of today a memorable Olympic Games. The handover ceremony was handled well I thought, being a bit quirky and an ok mix of old and new, but what the hell was that travesty on tv afterwards? If that...
  7. Winkle

    How anal is your boss!

    My boss as got to be the most anal person I know. He surrounds himself in paperwork and then moans that no one else is doing anything, He absoulutley loves an e.mail about totally cr@p much of it that does not even concern him in fact I reckon if he does not have at least 20 e.mails to open in...
  8. Birthday No. 1's

    It's my 40th birthday in May, and Mrs BB has set me a task of finding out which songs were number 1 on each birthday, and my God there's been some rubbish. Can anyone match any of these corkers ? 1975 Tammy Wynette - "Stand by Your Man" 1980 Mash - "Theme From M*A*S*H (Suicide is Painless)"...
  9. Suffolk Shrimper In Dorset

    32 Years

    A remark on the Barnsley cup thread said that it had been 32 years since our last home cup tie in Rd 4 ............. amazing. I remember it well. T'was the 75/76 season when we truely were cack, ending up second from bottom in Div 3, the last season of the Rowley era before 'Smiffy the saviour'...
  10. Random question about Ferries

    Are there any other ports in the UK that has ferries to Calais, or is it just Dover? Looking for cheap deals, but having no luck.
  11. The Artful Shrimper

    Collymores boots see some action.....

    ....mmm stumbled on this rather strange cartoon whilst avoiding doing the work i'm paid for.....,
  12. Unfair Dismissal

    A press article in a local newspaper read as follows; A 38yr old shelf stacker from Bletchley Tescos was sacked from his job today, following an incident with an Eastern European customer. The Eastern European man approached the assistant as he was stocking up in the wines & spirits...
  13. Andy_S

    Ex Shrimpers in Non League action

    Haven't had much of a chance to do this recently but here goes again: Neil Jenkins returned to the Crawley starting line up as the lost 2-0 at home to Exeter. Tony Scully started for Devon side. 4 Ex Shrimpers were involved in Woking’s 3-0 win at Forest Green. For the home side, Ryan Clarke...
  14. Iain O'Connell

    Just to confirm an earlier story : Iain O'Connell has been appointed as the new manager of Southern League Division One East strugglers Great Wakering Rovers. The one-time Southend United player, best known for his days with Dover Athletic and Margate - he won the Southern Premier title...
  15. Carl Griffiths

    Former O's man and trialist at Roots Hall a couple of summers ago Carl Griffiths opened the scoring in Heybridge Swifts 2-1 win over Dover Athletic. Playing alongside Griffiths was twenty-a-day Scott Forbes, who was subbed late in the game for former Canvey striker Bertie Brayley. WS
  16. Napster

    TV tonight

    Mon 10 Jan, 21:00 - 22:00 60 mins Outnumbered In the summer of 2004 over 5,000 people were arrested as part of a Government campaign to clamp down on binge drinking and alcohol fuelled violence in Britain. During the August bank holiday, the last of the summer, BBC cameras followed the...
  17. Stupid decisions

    Many moons ago, so long in fact it feels like another lifetime, I went to Dover to see The Blues in a preseason friendly. Incidentally we won 1-0 and then the towns chippy gave the team food poisoning which impeded our start to the season. The ground was basically a park and during the match the...
  18. Napster

    Gareth Risbridger

    Non League Daily, 8/12/03 Steve Cordery, manager of Ryman League Division One South club Staines Town, fielded three new signings as his team drew 0-0 with Horsham on Saturday. Two of the new boys are yet more who played under Cordery at his last club, Premier Division Aylesbury United...